08-23-2008 08-23-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
August 23, 2008 10:00 AMCalender

Connecticut Militia Spontoon

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2419 Location: Bolton Date / Time: August 23, 2008 10:00AM


Connecticut Militia Spontoon, c. 1820, with double-edged leaf-shaped iron blade, and turned red-painted shaft with the original finish, lg. 73 in.

Provenance: Hezekiah Edgerton, a member of the Connecticut Light Artillery, who was a corporal in 1818. He maried into the White family, in whose house in Coventry it was found.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Light Artillery, Corporal, Connecticut Light Artillery, Hezekiah Edgerton, Coventry